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Man arrested after crash in York

Last modified: 1 June 2021 at 03:20pm

Police are appealing for witnesses and footage of a collision at a York sports club, near where children were playing.

It happened in Acomb on Saturday (29 May).

A local man has been arrested in connection with the incident, which concluded on Foxwood Lane at around 7.10pm.

A blue Vauxhall Astra, which police believe was being driven erratically, crashed into railings at York Rugby Club, causing significant damage. The driver left the scene before police arrived.

Fortunately nobody was hurt during the incident.

A man was arrested the same day and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Lots of children were playing in the area at the time, and police believe there may be further witnesses who have yet to come forward.

Officers also want anyone with dashcam or CCTV footage of the blue Vauxhall in the minutes leading up to the collision to get in touch.

The vehicles is believed to have travelled on Foxwood Lane, Gale Lane and Cornlands Road between 7pm and 7.15pm.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Chris Drewery. You can also email Chris.drewery@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210128060.

Contact details:
Chris Drewery - #1138
Chris.drewery@northyorkshire.pnn.police | 31138
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